Customers of the West Coast Expressway (WCE) will take pleasure in free toll from right this moment (November 21, 2023) till January 2, 2024. This was revealed by works minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi, who not too long ago launched Part 6 of the WCE from the Bandar Bukit Raja Utara to Assam Jawa elevated interchanges.
The toll exemption will probably be offered to these getting into Part 6 from the Bandar Bukit Raja Utara plaza toll to Assam Jawa plaza toll or vice-versa. “For customers getting into the WCE from Part 5 (from Bandar Bukit Raja Selatan toll plaza to Assam Jawa toll plaza or vice versa, the present toll charges for Part 5 in keeping with the respective car lessons will probably be charged as normal,” stated Nanta, as reported by NST.
Part 6 of the WCE spans 21.8 km and immediately connects motorists from Kapar to Assam Jawa (Ijok), with the journey solely taking quarter-hour in comparison with 45 minutes by way of the present route. The route options two two-way lanes and also can cut back journey occasions between Klang, Shah Alam, Puncak Alam and Kuala Selangor.
For higher connectivity, Part 6 can even have a direct connection to the Kuala Lumpur–Kuala Selangor Expressway (LATAR). There are additionally two lanes on the FT5 federal street that immediately merge with the WCE. “These two toll-free lanes, spanning 50 km from Tanjung Karang to Sabak Bernam and 32.8 km from Teluk Intan to Lekir, have been upgraded by the general public works division (JKR) to make sure easy and comfy transitions for customers,” stated Nanta.
The primary 4 sections of the WCE had been opened in 2019, with three sections within the state of Perak, particularly Part 8 (Hutan Melintang–Teluk Intan), Part 9 (Lekir–Changkat Chermin) and Part 10 (Changkat Chermin–Beruas). In the meantime, Part 5 (Bandar Bukit Raja Selatan-Bandar Bukit Raja Utara) is in Selangor.
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